This year’s festival includes 40 bands ranging from funk and Americana to hip-hop and Christian r&b. Headliners include Dr. Dog, David Mayfield Parade, Lucero and Brandi Carlile.
Airbird (Joel Ford of Ford & Lopatin) and Dog Bite (Phil Jones of Washed Out) open the May 18 show.
At last count there were five, but with a little bit of planning (and, perhaps, a map), you can hit them all.
Weedeater, ASG and Cough share the back stage on Wednesday, April 18.
Crowell is the granddaughter of country great, Johnny Cash. She plays Jack of the Wood on Friday, April 13. Photo from Cleft Music.
The Asheville Downtown Association (celebrating its 25th anniversary) just announced the lineup for the 2012 Downtown After Five Series (held the third Friday of each month, May through September, on Lexington Avenue).
The Athens-based band put on a lavish, over-the-top production. Kishi Bashi and Loney Dear opened.
Yes, those are both band names. And they share a bill on Saturday. Click through for details on how to win a pair of tickets. Photo by Jesse R. Borrell.
Okay, so they were joking when they said they were Scandinavian. But, even though they’re really based in England, this roots music band has an Asheville connection after all.
Two electronic bands, one night (Thursday, March 29), and a ticket giveaway to boot.
From reels to hard rock, from whistles to world-beat, this round up has a March 17 show for nearly every musical taste.
“Holiday Coconut Cake with a Side of Dance Party” at BoBo Gallery on Tuesday is two bands (including Michael Libramento’s Coconut Cake), 2 DJs and one worthy cause. Photo from Short Street Cakes.
AC Entertainment made the announcement this morning. The Denver-based rock band comes to the Thomas Wolfe Auditorium.
Friday, Jan. 27 is one of those dates with a ton of events vying for your attention (including Casey Driessen with Free Planet Radio, pictured). Here are a handful — mark your calendar!
It’s a night of so many awesome shows there’s no way to see them all. Here are some of your options. Update to include even more options!
With only hours to spare, here are a handful of last-minute options for ringing in 2012.
A round up of the Dec. 31 happenings around the area. Know of more shows, parties and extravaganzas? Add them in the comments field.
Photo courtesy ExploreAsheville.com.
Two very different shows, one at The Grey Eagle, one at The Orange Peel. Both on Wednesday, Dec. 7.
We already knew The Black Rabbits were rock stars. The band’s amp caught on fire during their LAAFF performance. And their debut, Hypno Switch really rocks. Apparently, retailer GAP got the memo and included one of the local band’s songs on a compilation.
Three bands (and a live painter) for three bucks this Thursday.
For trinumeral night, the Emerald Lounge hosts a quartet of local bands for just a quintet of dollars.